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Drawings, plans, views, copies of inscriptions, engravings, c.1821-2

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MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 14

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Loose papers, c.1821-2, comprising (fols. 1-68, 70-1) ink drawings of ancient Egyptian paintings, carvings and monuments, plans and views of ancient Egyptian sites, and copies of hieroglyphic and Greek inscriptions (all of which may have been used as plates in published works), with (fols. 1-2) summary list of subjects, and (fols. 70-1) rubbing of carving. Also includes engravings of Egyptological subjects, comprising:
  1. (fol. 69) an inscription (by Wilkinson)
  2. (fols. 72-87) the inscriptions on the Rosetta Stone
  3. (fols. 88-9) a demotic manuscript entitled 'Parisian Manuscript of Casati'.

Dates

  • c.1821-2

Extent

89 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 14

Former references:

'Hieroglyphics c from the Monuments in Egypt - first journey 1821 & 2 and some printed papers from R S Lit' (W); XIV, 4 (GIA); B 4 (interim).

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